Frances Sword is the Chair of Talking in Tune
Frances spent her working life in museums; for many years she was the Head of Education at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. Her main interests are in the arts; she paints and sings with ReSound, the Cambridge a cappella choir.
Roger Giddings is our Treasurer.
Roger initially worked in the Film Industry, then obtained a BA in Architecture. Finding the thought of endless extensions too daunting he put his back into qualification as an Osteopath – and has since been working in and around Cambridge for over 30 years. He has been involved in running several companies, Physic the most recent, which at its peak had a work force of nearly 25 people. As retirement looms he can spend more time on Meditation and Taijiquan, and to his amazement has found a ‘voice’.
Sue Durham is our Secretary.
Sue’s career was spent in Human Resources. Her interests include the theatre and travel, she plays an enthusiastic, if erratic, game of table tennis, and she sings with ReSound and Cambridge Timeline Choir.
Anne is a part-time administrator in a couple of Cambridge University departments and a freelance copy-editor and typesetter, with a particular interest in art history, archaeology, languages, gardening, cookery and handicrafts (knitting, sewing, lacemaking). She is a committee member of the Empty Common Allotment Society. Anne has sung with Good Vibrations community choir and the Lucy Cavendish Singers.
Val is a retired Primary Headteacher and teacher trainer. She was a teacher in London and Essex and came to Cambridge to join a national teacher education project. Her hobbies include travelling – especially on singing holidays. Val has always enjoyed singing, and has been involved with Talking in Tune events for many years. She sings with Global Harmony, Sing!Cambridge and volunteers with Memory Notes. She has made lots of great friends in the singing community – and now can’t imagine life without regular singing!
Anne worked in book publishing as a commissioning editor and editorial director and in 2012 set up the Anne Clark Literary Agency, based in Cambridge, which represents writers of books for children and teenagers. her interests include walking and singing with ReSound.
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